Writer

Natalie Dawson

Natalie Dawson has been a wilderness guide, wildlife biologist, professor, waitress, writer, business owner, and she continues an energetic and adventurous pursuit of asking questions without answers.

Her recent essays can be found in High Country News, Backcountry Magazine, and Audubon magazine. She lives within site of one of Alaska’s most contentious mining projects, and shares a yurt with her husband, two ravens and a pine marten.


Articles

What do we owe wildland firefighters?

By Jonathon Golden

Vacancies, of course, limit how much federal firefighters can do. If Western communities want to be protected, they need to ensure that their firefighters receive better pay and benefits.

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